Benefits of Broadband - DBCDE Deloitte Access Economics September 2013

Benefits of Broadband – DBCDE Deloitte Access Economics September 2013

High-speed broadband is transforming our economy and society, with major implications for households, business, governments and the environment. The report looks over the horizon to 2020 when Australia’s economy will be a fully digital economy, powered by the National Broadband Network (NBN). Recent developments like smartphones, apps and social media will be more deeply embedded, […]

Snapshot of Australias Digital Future to 2050 – Ruthven IBM June 2012

We have begun the digital future entering the second stage of the Infotronics Age, which began with the rapid growth of new service industries and the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Revolution in the mid-1960s. This second stage could be termed a hyper digital era, such is the combined power of ICT enhanced with ubiquitous […]

A Fair Go For All In The Digital Era – Huawei November 2011

The report set out to show in a non-technical way what benefits digital era’s high speed broadband can bring in terms of outcomes for people, their communities, and public services and their businesses. Its argument that high speed broadband was ‘far too important to leave to the geeks and engineers’ touched a chord. This is […]

Cloud Computing Strategy - AGIMO April 2011

Cloud Computing Strategy – AGIMO April 2011

The rapid growth in the availability of cloud services and high speed broadband connectivity, such as provided by the National Broadband Network (NBN), present opportunities and challenges to all levels of government in Australia in delivering services to individuals and industry. Cloud computing is a new way of delivering computing resources, not a new technology. […]

Federal Government NBN Statement of Expectations – December 2010

The Governments central NBN objectives are to deliver significant improvement in broadband service quality to all Australians, address the lack of high speed broadband in Australia, particularly outside of metropolitan areas, and reshape the telecommunications sector. The Government recognises that access to affordable, high speed broadband is essential to the way Australians communicate and do […]

Financial & Externality Impacts of High-Speed Broadband for Telehealth 2010

Financial & Externality Impacts of High-Speed Broadband for Telehealth – Access Economics July 2010

The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) requested Access Economics to report on the financial and externality impacts of ubiquitous high-speed broadband in relation to health and aged care costs, in particular the impacts that would result from increased use of: tele-medicine for remote consultations; remote home-based monitoring of chronic-disease patients and […]